Conservative surgery for splenic injury

Francisco J. Criado, Theodore H. Wilson

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The report describes the authors' experience with salvage of the spleen after rupture. The discussion focuses on the immunological functions of the spleen and the present-day role of conservative operation in preventing overwhelming sepsis. Accumulated data warrant the continued avoidance of total splenectomy whenever feasible.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)57-60
Number of pages4
JournalInjury
Volume13
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes

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Spleen
Wounds and Injuries
Splenectomy
Rupture
Sepsis

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  • Emergency Medicine
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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Conservative surgery for splenic injury. / Criado, Francisco J.; Wilson, Theodore H.

In: Injury, Vol. 13, No. 1, 1981, p. 57-60.

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Criado, FJ & Wilson, TH 1981, 'Conservative surgery for splenic injury', Injury, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 57-60. https://doi.org/10.1016/0020-1383(81)90092-9
Criado, Francisco J. ; Wilson, Theodore H. / Conservative surgery for splenic injury. In: Injury. 1981 ; Vol. 13, No. 1. pp. 57-60.
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